Two injured after residence on Mulberry Street target of two drive-by shootings
Online Staff Report
Two individuals were struck by gunfire after a residence in the 3100 block of Mulberry Street in Rockford was the target of two drive-by shootings May 17.
The first shooting occurred around 10:15 p.m. A 40-year-old man was shot in the left arm after the residence was hit once and the man’s car was hit by gunfire from an occupant in a gold or silver minivan. The assailant opened fire from the sliding door of the minivan as it drove by the house.
The second shooting occurred slightly before midnight. A woman who was standing outside the residence was shot in the leg by someone in a vehicle matching the description of the minivan from the earlier shooting. The occupants of the vehicle fired five to six shots from a handgun, striking the victim, who was transported to a local hospital for non-life-threatening injuries.
Anyone with information about the shootings is asked to contact Rockford police at (815) 987-5824 or Crime Stoppers at (815) 963-7867.
Posted May 18, 2012
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